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The appropriate use of phosphate binders, calcium supplements and especially calcitriol therapy has significantly decreased the incidence of overt secondary hyperparathyroidism in dialysis patients. Nevertheless some patients may still need parathyroidectomy, especially in the event of severe clinical signs and symptoms such as persistent hypercalcemia, pruritus, calcifilaxis, or extensive extra-skeletal calcification. Since aluminum-induced bone disease may resemble hyperparathyroidism in dialysis patients, whenever parathyroidectomy is contemplated the diagnosis of secondary hyperparathyroidism must be firmly established...
September 1990: Kidney International. Supplement
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